Mark’s gym: re-opened for training

I thought I’d better build up my leg muscles so I’m resurrecting the multi gym that I bought from a mate for £20 a few years back and haven’t used (inevitably) for a long long time. The York 1001 sounds like robot, not sure what the number signifies, maybe signifies the year it was invented? Or perhaps its actually some … read more >

Just signed up to the Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge

I must be mad. Or driven by fear that I really need to get in shape. So my solution? Train for the National 3 peaks challenge by doing the Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge. On 16th July to be exact. Which is not long now. So less typing and more planning for that I think! If you want to support me … read more >

Starting this blog..

I’ve agreed to do the (UK) 3 Peaks Challenge. I want that statement to sit there for a second before I add to it. Gulp, okay on with the typing. The 3 Peaks challenge is probably difficult enough if you are a regular mountaineer, a seasoned hiker or hills runner – but I’m none of those things. I do take … read more >